Failure to deploy soldiers against killer herdsmen is sabotage - HURIWA

Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has faulted the Minister of Interior, Gen. Abdulrahman Danbazau, that government won't deploy soldiers to confront killer Fulani herdsmen.
The rights group said the minister who has come under close scrutiny and intense criticisms for his recent rash of one sided and sectional appoin [...]

NIPOST to make free postal deliveries to IDP camps

All area postal managers in the country have been directed to make every items meant for delivery at the Internally Displaced Persons camps free of charge, management of the Nigerian Postal Service, NIPOST, have said.
This, according to the Acting Postmaster General of the Federation, Dr. Richard Balami, is to encourage Nigerians to make d [...]

Sat, 11 June 2016

FG assures Nig. bond investors of better investment yields

The federal government has guaranteed holders of the nation’s Eurobonds of the safety of their investments, saying despite bleak economic outlook, the Nigerian government is working at strengthening its economy in the shortest possible period.
Nigeria’s Minister of Finance Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, gave the assurance at a meeting with [...]

Sat, 11 June 2016

NUT threatening nation-wide strike over salary arrears

The National President of the Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, Comrade Michael Olukoya, has said that teachers in public primary schools across the 36 states including the Federal Capital Territory, would soon embark on an indefinite strike in solidarity with teachers that have not been paid salaries for months.
Olukoya, who spoke in Makurd [...]

Wed, 29 June 2016

PDP chieftain tackles Oshiomhole over Edo poll

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the South South has lambasted Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole over a statement credited to him that there will be no more opposition in Edo State, following the emergence of Mr. Godwin Obaseki as the APC governorship candidate.
Hon. Ray Macaulay former publicity secretary of the PDP [...]

Wed, 29 June 2016

Ortom mourns priest, describes his death as painful

The body of the Catholic priest who was kidnapped some months ago have been found.
The remains of Rev. Fr John Adeyi was found in Otukpa at the back of LGEA secretariat where his body, already decaying, was dumped by his suspected abductors.
It could be recalled that two months ago, Father Adeyi, the vicar of the Otukpo Catholic Dioc [...]

Wed, 29 June 2016

Delta assembly grants Okowa’s N14.16bn request

The Delta State House of Assembly has approved the state government’s request for the acceptance of N14. 16 billion Federal Government Budget Support Facility to enable the state sustain her infrastructural development drive.
The House, in a unanimous decision, accepted the request at plenary presided over by the Deputy Speaker, Rt. [...]

Wed, 29 June 2016

Senate rule forgery: Buhari group warns senate

A pro- Buhari group, Buhari Media Support Group, BMSG, has warned the Senate to desist from blackmailing President Muhammadu Buhari into submitting to its whims and caprices by stampeding him to stop the court summons of principal officers of the Senate to defend themselves against allegation of forgery of the standing senate rules.
The gr [...]

Wed, 29 June 2016

Cameroun’s agroľhub wins 2016 NestlÚ prize

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, to reward deserving African firms, Nestlé Central and West Africa Region, CWAR, has announced Agro-Hub from Cameroun as the winner of the 2016 Creating Shared Value, CSV prize.
In a statement made available to The Abuja Inquirer in Lagos, Nestlé CWAR, said that the Chief Ex [...]

Wed, 29 June 2016

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